Making It Grow: Caterpillar Photos
Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow. A few years ago, my neighbor across the street brought over a shoe box with a fearful looking creature in it. It was the most beautiful and exotic looking caterpillar I’d ever seen. We identified him as a hickory horn devil who eats pecan, hickory and even baldcypress and pine needles! My fellow Extension Agent Terri Sumpter took a photograph of this magnificent fellow walking on my hand and if you go to Making It Grow’s facebook page you can see him in all his glory! A Fabrege easter egg could not be more beautifully colored with blues, oranges, and greens. This is a good time to be on the lookout for interesting insects of all kinds, caterpillars included, and if we’d love for you to share your photographs with gardeners and nature lovers on our facebook page.